Notice to Mariners
Temporary Notice to Mariners
Closure of Waters to Boating 2013 School Leavers Event
Acting pursuant to the powers conferred by Regulation 38B of the Rottnest Island Regulations 1988, the Rottnest Island Authority hereby closes the follow waters to all vessels, excluding bona fide emergency vessels, between 6:00am on Monday 25 November 2013 and 12:00 midday on Thursday 28 November 2013.
All the waters within 40 metres of the shoreline, from a point on the foreshore 400 metres south-east of the Hotel Jetty and extending in a north-westerly direction to the Rottnest Main Jetty and the waters from a point on the foreshore 206 metres north-west of the Rottnest Main Jetty and extending to the end of Thomson Bay at Bathurst Point.
Tenders (max vessel length 3.75m) are permitted to access the beach from the Fuel Jetty south to the northern side of the Hotel jetty, excluding designated swimming areas.
This has been introduced to assist in achieving public safety and appropriate signage will be placed on site.
Mariners are advised to navigate with caution and maintain a 100 metre clearance when transiting this area.
See map of water closures.
Any mariners visiting the island during this time are asked to please check in to the Visitor Centre on arrival to provide boat details and obtain a wristband.
Chief Executive Officer
Rottnest Island Authority